Dental Biomechanics

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Dental Biomechanics describes relevant aspects of the biomechanical investigation in the dental area, with reference to implant and orthodontic appliances. This book will be of interest to all bioengineers and clinicians and describes a multidisciplinary approach to dental biomechanics based on mechanical but also clinical and chemical-physical knowledge.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415306669
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Mechanics of Bone Tissue, A.N. Natali, R.T. Hart, P.G. Pavan, and I. Knets
Experimental Testing and Results
Constitutive Models for Bone
Role of Mechanics in Adaptation

Mechanics of Periodontal Ligament, M. Nishihira, K. Yamamoto, Y. Sato, H. Ishikawa, and A.N. Natali
Constitutive Models for the Periodontal Ligament
Review of the Mechanical Properties of the PDL
Measurements of the Elastic Modulus of the PDL

Computer Tomography for Virtual Models in Dental Imaging, A.N. Natali and M.M. Viola
Foundations of X-ray Computed Tomography
CT Software for Dento-maxillo-facial Imaging
Notes on NMR Applications in Maxillo-facial area
Virtual Model Generation

Computer-aided, Pre-surgical Analysis for Oral Rehabilitation, H. Van Oosterwyck, J. Vander Sloten, J. Duyck, J. Van Cleynenbreugel, B. Puer,s and I. Naert
Analysis Developed
Pre-surgical Analysis
From Planning to Clinical Practice: A Technological Challenge

Materials in Dental Implantology, E. Fernández, F.J. Gil, C. Aparicio, M. Nilsson, S. Sarda, D. Rodriguez, M.P. Ginebra, J.M. Manero, M. Navarro, J. Casals, and J.A. Planell
Metals and allys for Dental Implant Devices
Titanium and its Alloys for Medical Devices
Manufacturing Processes of Titanium Alloys
Machining Titanium Alloys
Surface Treatments on Titanium Alloys
Improving the Reliability of Implant Osseointegration

Dental Devices in Titanium-based Materials Via Casting Route, F. Bonollo, A.N. Natali and P.G. Pavan
Microstructure and Properties of Titanium and its Alloys
Shaping of Titanium Components by Casting Processes
Effects of Processing on the Quality of Castings
A Case History: Manufacturing a Titanium Framework
Mechanical Analysis of Titanium Bars

Testing the Reliability of Dental Implant Devices, M. Soncini, R.P. Pietrabissa, A.N. Natali, P.G. Pavan, K.R. Williams
Mechanical Reliability of Dental Implants
Mechanical Testing of Dental Implants
Experimental Tests to Evaluate the Efficiency of Bone-implant Interaction

On the Mechanics of Superelastic Orthodontic Appliances, F.A Auricchio, V.C. Cacciafesta, L.P. Petrini and R.P. Pietrabissa
Shape-memory Materials
SMA in Dentistry: State of the Art
A New Experimental Investigation
Orthodontic Simulation

Clinical Procedures for Dental Implants, G. Vogel, S. Abati, E. Romeo, and M. Chiapasco
Diagnostic Procedures
Surgical Procedure in Oral Implantology
Designing the Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Oral Implantology
Prognostic Evaluation in Oral Implantology

Clinical Procedures in Orthodontics, G. Garattini and M.C. Meazzini
Components of Orthodontic Appliances and their Action
Biomechanics in Orthodontic Clinical Practice
Appliance Configuration

Numerical Approach to Dental Biomechanics, A.N. Natali and P.G. Pavan
Interaction between Implant and Bone
Mechanics of Single Implants
Mechanics of Multiple Implant Systems
The Mobility of Natural Dentition

Mechanics of Materials, A.N. Natali, P.G. Pavan, and E.M. Meroi
Material Models
Deformation of Continuum
The Concept of Stress and its Measures
Balance Laws
Constitutive Models


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